Monthly Archives: November 2019

Market Mostly Trades Sideways as Bitcoin Price Hovers Around $8,800

The price of Bitcoin hovers around the $8,800 price mark as the market is mostly trading sideways today. Tuesday Nov. 12 — Cryptocurrency markets are largely trading sideways with many changes among the top-20 coins not exceeding 1% on the day. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways for the better part of the day and continues to circle the $8,800 price mark. The world’s largest cryptocurrency bounced off a local low of $8,705 earlier today before moving to its current trading […]

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Justin Sun Confirms Tron’s Listing on Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange

Justin Sun confirms that TRX, the 11th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has now been listed on the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange. Tron (TRX), the 11th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has now been listed on the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange. Sun confirms TRX listing on Poloniex In a Nov. 9 blog post, Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange announced that it was readying to list the decentralized cryptocurrency on its platform, which Tron CEO Justin Sun confirmed on Nov. 12 by tweeting “it’s official now.” Starting today, customers will be able […]

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Two Former Circle Executives Co-Found Proprietary Crypto Trading Firm

Two former executives at crypto finance firm Circle and former DRW executive jointly founded proprietary crypto trading firm CMS Holdings. Two former executives at crypto finance firm Circle and former DRW executive jointly founded proprietary crypto trading firm CMS Holdings. The new venture Coindesk reported on Nov. 12 that the firm is the joint venture of former Circle executives Daniel Matuszewski — former head of the firm’s over-the-counter desk Circle Trade — and former technology executive Julien Collard-Seguin alongside a third partner. The third founder is the […]

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Video Review: Cryptotag Zeus

In this video review, Bitcoin Magazine tests the Cryptotag Zeus, a 100-percent titanium, recovery seed storage device.  The Zeus allows users to make a virtually indestructible, seed-phrase backup plaque in less than five minutes. Essentially, they engrave a series of numbers that correspond to a 12- or 24-word seed phrase provided by their hardware or software wallet onto a titanium surface.  How Do You Use It?  When a user sets up a bitcoin wallet, a set of 12 or 24 words is provided, known as a recovery […]

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Evercoin 2 Joins the Mobile Hardware Wallet Market

On November 12, 2019, during the Invest: NYC event, bitcoin wallet and exchange Evercoin announced the launch of a new, mobile-first hardware wallet: Evercoin 2. The new product is available for both iPhones and Android devices and was developed in collaboration with influential, security-oriented hardware manufacturer Yubico.  Evercoin 2 uses the hardware specifications of the popular YubiKey 5Ci authentication device but is sold with proprietary software in order to function with the Evercoin bitcoin exchange. This means that users who already own a YubiKey can extend its […]

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Bitcoin Wallet Reviews: What’s the Best Hardware Wallet on the Market? Part 2

This is the second article in a three-part series that examines five of the most popular Bitcoin hardware wallets. Read the first part here. By request, samples were provided by some of the companies for review purposes. There are multiple reasons why the user interface recommended, developed or provided by hardware wallet manufacturers is important.  First of all, depending on the nature of this visual interaction, users get various degrees of privacy and security. For example, websites and browser plug-ins are convenient but very risky and vulnerable […]

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Spend 10 Cryptocurrencies With These Debit Cards

Debit cards linked to crypto wallets have been a useful payment tool for users who want to be able to spend their cryptocurrencies almost anywhere. Offerings in the segment have been changing over time due to various reasons including regulatory challenges in different markets. Fortunately, though, new products and services are also being introduced. Here’s a list of crypto cards that currently support at least 10 cryptocurrencies. Also read: Crypto Banks Gain Regulatory Recognition Across the Globe Debit Cards That Can Be Loaded With Multiple Coins U.K.-based […]

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C++ Creator Laments C++ Use in Bitcoin Mining Operation

Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++ programming language, has vented his frustration about the use of C++ in Bitcoin mining operation. Bjarne Stroustrup, a Danish computer scientist and the creator of C++ programming language, has vented his frustration with use of C++ in Bitcoin (BTC) mining. Stroustrup made his remarks during an interview for Lex Friedman’s podcast released on Nov. 7. Speaking with Friedman, Stroustrup provided an extensive insight into the evolution of C++, the language’s concepts, implementations and efficiency. Although Stroustrup noted that programming languages generally […]

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New SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.1.6 Beta With Improved Performance

The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.1.6 brings some improvement in CPU mining performance thanks to better utilization of processor threads, though it seems that further optimizations might be needed. In a quick test with RandomX-based algorithms we are seeing an improvement in hashrate compared to the previous SRBMiner-MULTI 0.1.5 that has introduced RandomX support, but full thread utilization may still not at 100% for all processors and performance is a bit lower when compared with XMRig on the same mining hardware, still it […]

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What Is VeChain (VET) and Why Did it Pump 65% This Month?

VeChain broke above its long-term downtrend in a move which could be followed by a new bull cycle for the altcoin? While the majority of crypto traders are discussing a variety of bullish and bearish perspectives on Bitcoin (BTC), many altcoins are jumping around and making significant moves. One of them is VeChain (VET), which has surged more than 100% in a matter of weeks. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 VeChain breaks 200-Day exponential moving average for the first time since summer 2018 For the […]

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